Morning round-up: Wednesday 3 August

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By Legal Cheek on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


News of the World legal chief ‘ordered surveillance on rival lawyers’ [The Guardian]

‘Ambulance chasing’ law firm that hounded British troops over false claims of Iraq abuse banned from public funding [The Telegraph]

Brexiteers and the story of the would-be time-traveller [Jack of Kent blog]

Gang hide in Highbury Magistrates Court [Twitter]

Tunde Okewale MBE: from part-time jobs, and a 2:2, to the honours list [Hackney Citizen]

Tyson Fury sues British doping authorities over drug charge [Sky Sports]

High Court judge rules NHS can fund ‘game-changing’ anti-HIV drug [Evening Standard]

Female lawyers have some advice for male colleagues [Global Legal Post]

Anglo-Irish legal battle over Poole foetal alcohol boy [BBC News]

Judge tells Trump lawyers to prepare for discovery in fraud case [Politico]

Free Event: Diversity and technology experience day at Hogan Lovells [Legal Cheek Hub]

“That’s because the legal sector is so stupid! No other sector employs their graduates 2 years in advance (why is that even?) whilst almost every other sector employs that very same year…” [Legal Cheek comments]